British Safety Council Certificate Manual Handling Risk Assessment
This short course is for anyone who has to carry out manual handling risk assessments in the workplace.
New: Live Online Learning
Get all the benefits of structured classroom learning but with the convenience of the digital world, studying where you like.
Students join remotely using a PC, laptop or tablet and download the relevant software in advance to enable access to the tutor run class. Throughout the course, students can see and interact with the tutor and with each other.
Why choose the British Safety Council?
We are one of the world’s leading health and safety organisations
Our tutors are experts in health and safety and are excellent teachers
No 'death by PowerPoint' – learning is student-centred and interactive
Our focus is on practical application and will enable you to personally carry out manual handling risk assessments.
What's in it for me?
By the end of the course you will be performing your own manual handling risk assessments with confidence. This will help you to protect your staff and business, as well as comply with the law.
You will also gain a certificate confirming your knowledge and understanding of the manual handling risk assessment process.
Upon completion of the qualification, learners will:
- Understand the importance of manual handling risk assessments
- Understand the principles of controlling the risks from manual handling
- Understand how a manual handling risk assessment is undertaken.
Online assessment task completed after the course, testing knowledge and understanding of the manual handling risk assessment process.
How can I study?
We recognise that everyone is different, which is why we offer a choice of study routes.
You can study for the qualification online, live online or we can deliver the course in your workplace.
Online - instant access
If you can’t find time in your busy schedule to attend a classroom course, then online training is the answer.
The online programme includes interactive e-Learning exercises, a downloadable study text and knowledge tests.
You have 6 weeks to complete the course and assessments once enrolled. The enrolment period begins once a learner is registered in the system, not on purchase.
Structured and easy to follow programme
Study wherever and whenever suits you
Perfect for people with busy lives
Most cost-effective way to study for this qualification
Course includes comprehensive range of materials
In your workplace
We can visit your workplace and deliver the course on a date of your choice. This is an effective way of training a group of people as it saves on travel costs and allows students to keep in touch with work.
The one-day course is delivered by a highly qualified and experienced tutor in an interactive and engaging way.
Why in your workplace?
Cost-effective option for a group of learners
Face-to-face courses have the highest pass rates
Expert teaching by an experienced tutor
Class discussions can be company-specific
Allows students to keep in touch with work